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Wildfire evacuees face cleanup as they return home

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta — Thousands of evacuees who fled a massive wildfire that hit Fort McMurray made an emotional return to their homes on Wednesday, facing a massive cleanup and uncertainty over their safety as the devastated Canadian oil city begins to rebuild.

Family will not sue zoo

CINCINNATI — The family of a 3-year-old boy who fell into an animal enclosure, prompting the killing of an endangered gorilla, said on Wednesday that it would not sue the Cincinnati Zoo over the incident.

Murder-suicide kills two at UCLA, shuts down campus

LOS ANGELES — A murder-suicide killed two people at the University of California, Los Angeles on Wednesday, shutting down the campus for two hours as officers in camouflage and tactical gear responded to reports of a shooting.

California gov. endorses Clinton, calls Trump dangerous

WASHINGTON, D.C. — California Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday endorsed Hillary Clinton for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, saying it was the only way to keep Republican Donald Trump out of the White House.

Evacuations ordered as historic floods hit Texas

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Mandatory evacuations were ordered on Tuesday along the swollen Brazos River in Texas ahead of what could be the worst flooding in more than 100 years after at least six people died.

Gorilla killing sparks probe into possible criminal charges

CINCINNATI — Police are investigating possible criminal charges in a Cincinnati Zoo incident in which a gorilla was killed in order to rescue a 4-year-old boy who had fallen into its enclosure, a prosecutor said on Tuesday.

Trump says he raised $5.6 million for vets

NEW YORK — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Tuesday detailed $5.6 million in contributions he raised for military veterans, and sharply criticized the news media for questioning him for months about what happened to the money.

Delay to Boeing’s KC-46 tanker raises risk of further costs

NEW YORK — The U.S. Air Force said on Friday that Boeing Co will miss its deadline for delivering an initial batch of KC-46 Pegasus aerial tankers, potentially raising the cost to Boeing of a program already behind schedule and $1.3 billion over budget.

Verizon, union give deal details: new jobs, raises

NEW YORK — Verizon Communications Inc said on Monday it will add 1,400 new jobs and provide 10.5 percent in pay raises under terms of a new four-year tentative deal with unions representing about 40,000 workers.

Killing of gorilla at zoo sparks anger

CINCINATTI, Ohio — The killing of a gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo after a 4-year-old boy tumbled into the ape’s enclosure triggered outrage and questions about safety, but zoo officials called the decision to use lethal force a tough but necessary choice.

Suspected shark attacks in Florida, California

Two people were injured in suspected shark attacks in Florida and California over the Memorial Day holiday weekend, but beachgoers returned to nearby ocean waters on Monday, officials said.

White House back to normal

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A brief, partial lockdown at the White House was lifted on Monday after a metal object tossed over the fence was tested and determined not to be dangerous, the U.S. Secret Service said.

Mother of Texas ‘affluenza’ teen indicted for money laundering

FORT WORTH, Texas — The mother of a Texas teenager who used an “affluenza” defense after killing four people in a 2013 drunken-driving crash was formally charged with money laundering on Thursday, related to her helping him flee to Mexico last year, her attorney said.

Software problem delays Los Angeles flights

LOS ANGELES — Planes arriving and departing Los Angeles International Airport were delayed on Thursday after a problem with air-traffic control software briefly halted all flights, according to U.S. and local air traffic officials.

Mars is coming out of an ice age

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — An analysis of radar images that peered inside the polar ice caps of Mars shows that Earth’s neighbor is coming out of an ice age that is part of an ongoing cycle of climate change, scientists said on Thursday.

McDonald’s CEO says $15 hourly wage, robots won’t kill jobs

OAK BROOK, Ill. — U.S. restaurant operators would probably not replace workers with robots if they had to pay the $15 hourly wage demanded by protesters, McDonald’s Corp Chief Executive Officer Steve Easterbrook told shareholders at the company’s annual meeting on Thursday.